Originally from New Zealand, a former New Zealand multiple national champion sweep/sculling, National U19, U23 and Elite teams, World Championships, Commonwealth silver medalist and Olympic Squad member. Relocated to Prague in 2005, coaching business executives the past year on a 1:1 level and now expanding to grass roots level.
Former Czech National Team member, silver medalist World University Games. National Team coach to the past 3 Olympics, World Championships, World Cups and European Championships in between years. Taken his crews to successfully become European champions, World Cup medalists and World Championship, Olympic finalists.
Is a multiple national champion in rowing and for many years he also competed internationally for Czechoslovakia and then the Czech Republic. Currently he is a Czech sports official and since 2012 President of the Czech Olympic Committee (Czech NOC), for eighteen years he was a President of the Czech Rowing Association. Jiří Kejval fully endorses our English Language Rowing Program.